Tuskegee, AL

Census Place

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2020 Population
8,443
0.507% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
26.2
0.758% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
28.4%
1.97% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$28,629
2.19% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$81,300
5.58% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,197
1.72% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Tuskegee, AL had a population of 8.44k people with a median age of 26.2 and a median household income of $28,629. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tuskegee, AL declined from 8,486 to 8,443, a −0.507% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,016 to $28,629, a 2.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tuskegee, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (96.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.569%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.557%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.308%).

None of the households in Tuskegee, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Tuskegee, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tuskegee, AL are Tuskegee University (572 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Tuskegee, AL was $81,300, and the homeownership rate was 49.3%.

Most people in Tuskegee, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Tuskegee, AL was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tuskegee, AL is home to a population of 8.44k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.604% of Tuskegee, AL residents were born outside of the country (51 people).

In 2020, there were 45.9 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.13k people) in Tuskegee, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 177 White (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
99.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Tuskegee, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tuskegee, AL was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tuskegee, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.13k ± 192
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    177 ± 77
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    48 ± 39.8
0.699%
Hispanic Population
59 people

In 2020, there were 45.9 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.13k people) in Tuskegee, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 177 White (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.699% of the people in Tuskegee, AL are hispanic (59 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    47,080 ± 5,301 people
  2. Guatemala
    12,910 ± 2,786 people
  3. India
    10,249 ± 2,483 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 47,080 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 12,910 and India with 10,249.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.604%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
51 people
0.625%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
53 people

As of 2020, 0.604% of Tuskegee, AL residents (51 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tuskegee, AL was 0.625%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    208 ± 93
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    61 ± 35
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    47 ± 33

Tuskegee, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Tuskegee, AL employs 3.2k people. The largest industries in Tuskegee, AL are Educational Services (837 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (399 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (369 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($108,929), Utilities ($106,875), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($86,250).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,111. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.2k
2020 Value
± 373
−1.72%
1 Year decline
± 15.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tuskegee, AL declined at a rate of −1.72%, from 3.25k employees to 3.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tuskegee, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (420 people), Production Occupations (349 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (261 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tuskegee, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.2k
2020 Value
± 373
−1.72%
1 Year decline
± 15.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tuskegee, AL declined at a rate of −1.72%, from 3.25k employees to 3.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tuskegee, AL, are Educational Services (837 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (399 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (369 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tuskegee, AL, though some of these residents may live in Tuskegee, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$23,385
Median earning men ± $5,242
$19,899
Median earning women ± $5,431

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($150,192), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,781), and Manufacturing ($41,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($56,667), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,500), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($31,591).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $52.4B
  2. $22.9B
  3. $20.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $52.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.9B) and Base metals ($20.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2020 Value in Alabama
$539B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
91.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 91.3% to $539B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.7B
  2. $21.3B
  3. $14.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $31.7B, followed by Florida with $21.3B and Tennessee and $14.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
Until 1994, Richard Shelby won election to the Senate as a member of the Democratic Party.
Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Tuskegee, AL awarded 572 degrees. The student population of Tuskegee, AL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 935 male students and 1,812 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tuskegee, AL are Black or African American (468 and 81.8%), followed by Asian (39 and 6.82%), Unknown (23 and 4.02%), and White (15 and 2.62%).

The largest universities in Tuskegee, AL by number of degrees awarded are Tuskegee University (572 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Tuskegee, AL are General Animal Sciences (54 and 9.44%), Mechanical Engineering (42 and 7.34%), and General Biological Sciences (35 and 6.12%).

The median tuition cost in Tuskegee, AL for private four year colleges is $19,594.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2020 in Tuskegee, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 61.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 7.14%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,747 (34% men and 66% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,747 students enrolled in Tuskegee, AL, 34% men and 66% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,334 records, of which 67.1% were women and 32.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 41 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 35 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tuskegee, AL was Mechanical Engineering with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Tuskegee, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
572 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tuskegee University with 572 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 203 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tuskegee, AL, which is 0.55 times less than the 369 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 468 degrees mean that there were 12 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 39 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,594) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($3,020) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,812) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.875% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.825% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.18M), Some college (900k), and Secondary Education (638k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Tuskegee, AL was $81,300 in 2020, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $77,000 to $81,300, a 5.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Tuskegee, AL is 49.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Tuskegee, AL have an average commute time of 19.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tuskegee, AL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Tuskegee, AL is $28,629. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Tuskegee, AL was Census Tract 2316.01 with a value of $72,750, followed by Census Tract 2316.03 and Census Tract 2315, with respective values of $68,710 and $38,003.

Property

$81,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,972
$1,568
Median Property Taxes
±$204

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tuskegee, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Tuskegee, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

49.3%
Homeownership
2020
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 49.3% of the housing units in Tuskegee, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2316.01
  2. Census Tract 2316.03
  3. Census Tract 2315

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tuskegee, AL was Census Tract 2316.01 with a value of $72,750, followed by Census Tract 2316.03 and Census Tract 2315, with respective values of $68,710 and $38,003.

The following map shows all of the places in Tuskegee, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$28,629
Median Household Income
± $3,438
3.18k
Number of Households
± 343

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.18k households in Tuskegee, AL grew to $28,629 from the previous year's value of $28,016.

The following chart displays the households in Tuskegee, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tuskegee, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.459
2019 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2020, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.32% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.1%)
  2. Walked (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.52%)

In 2020, 78.1% of workers in Tuskegee, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.52%).

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Commute Time

19.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tuskegee, AL have a shorter commute time (19.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.462% of the workforce in Tuskegee, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tuskegee, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tuskegee, AL have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tuskegee, AL (1.79k out of 6.29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tuskegee, AL is Black, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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92.9% of the population of Tuskegee, AL has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 23.3% on Medicaid, 7.95% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alabama was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Macon County, AL see 2634 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.68% decrease from the previous year (2679 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3614 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 241 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Alabama, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,634 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Macon County, AL

Primary care physicians in Macon County, AL see an average of 2,634 patients per year. This represents a 1.68% decrease from the previous year (2,679 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Macon County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alabama across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 36.1% between 18 and 34 years, 25.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 38.7% were men and 61.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.08%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
23.3%
Medicaid
7.95%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tuskegee, AL grew by 0.926% from 7.02% to 7.08%.

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